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'Avengers: Endgame'

Booze & Books(tr): Shots in Respect of Our Fallen Avengers!

It’s Thirsty Thursday, and Bookstr is bringing you Booze & Books, our newest weekly feature dedicated to drinking games and booze-book pairings. This week, we’ll be changing it up for all you comic book fans! Given the hype of Avengers: Endgame, we wanted a booze pairing that would get you SUPER lit. (Yes, it’s a superhero pun.) If you think you might need a drink before OR after you see the movie, this is the place to start. Friends, read up & drink up. By the end of this list, these pages won’t be the only thing turnt.

Remember: drink responsibly and read voraciously!


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1. Iron Man – Millionaire Sour


No booze? No problem. Just substitute the whisky in this drink with a little ginger ale. all the delicious minus the hangover. Recipe here.

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Ingredients: (PER GLASS) 2 ounces Lemon Simple Syrup, 1 ounce Bushmills Irish Whiskey, 1/4 cup crushed ice, 1/4 shot grenadine, lemon slice & cherry for garnish

Okay, maybe let’s change the name to ‘Billionaire Sour.’ But this really is the perfect drink for our favorite billionaire genius playboy philanthropist… a rich man with a bad attitude (and a better heart than his witticisms would let on).


2. Black Widow – Moscow Mule Mocktail


Moscow Mule Mocktail @themerrythought

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Ingredients: 1/2 cup ginger beer (non-alcoholic), 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 3 tablespoons club soda

You’ll be RUSSIAN to finish this drink when you remember just how many tears Infinity War made you cry!


3. The Incredible Hulk/Bruce Banner – Whiskey Smash


Tart lemons and fresh mint are muddled with sugar to form the base of this classic Whiskey Smash. Think you don't like whiskey? Think again!

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Ingredients: 3 tablespoons mint leaves (about 7 or 8 leaves), half of one lemon, cut into four pieces, 1 tablespoon white sugar, 2 ounces whiskey, 1 cup crushed ice

Prepare to get hulk SMASHED with a drink almost as powerful as Thanos himself. A few of these, and you too might be left fading from existence…


4. Thor – Whipped Lightning


Whipped Lightning Painkiller



Ingredients as stated above.

For obvious reasons, this drink is the perfect pairing for our Asgardian hero. Listen—Chris Hemsworth has all of us whipped. You could even say he’s… shockingly attractive.


5. Loki – Frost Bite Mocktail


Blueberry, pineapple, grape and mint makes for one delicious-tasting bubbly mocktail. Recipe here.

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Ingredients: Ice, 1 oz lime juice, 1 oz pineapple juice, 2 oz white grape juice, fresh mint leaves, fresh blueberries, 3 oz Sierra Mist Natural

This drink is so delicious that it’ll be sure to TRICK you into having even more.


6. Captain America – Virgin Mimosa


Best Virgin Mimosa

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Ingredients: Orange juice, Limeade or Lemonade, Sprite (or spritzer), Cocktail rimming sugar, Tangerines (garnish)

If you didn’t get the obvious joke about Captain America never getting laid, why don’t you go back and read that drink name for us one more time? Don’t worry—Cap didn’t exactly ‘get it’ either.


7. Spiderman – Mike’s Hard Lemonade


Mike's Hard Lemonade

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Listen, Tom Holland is a precious baby who looks about twenty-one years too young to be let anywhere near liquor… and it sure was HARD to watch him go!



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Disney Officially Owns X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool!

Its official: Disney and Fox have finalized their merger. According to The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday morning at 12:02 AM, Disney has completed its over seventy-three-billion-dollar acquisition of Fox’s assets. These include: Fox’s TV and film studios, National Geographic, Indian TV network Star India, and Fox’s thirty-percent stake in Hulu. Meanwhile, a new division of Fox called Fox Corp will operate independently and continue to broadcast Fox News.

Mickey Mouse stands surrounded by characters the Disney Corp. now owns, such as Iron Man, Deadpool, Wolverine, and one of the blue cat people from Avatar.

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Well known properties/franchises that Disney now own include: X-Men, Deadpool, Avatar, Alien,and Die Hard. This a massive slate of properties added to Disney’s already impressive catalogue, considering they also own Lucasfilm and Marvel. It is estimated that with this acquisition, Disney will become the most powerful studio in the world, as its films will dominate the box office for the years to come. In a good year, Disney might dominate well over half of grosses and own over thirty-percent of total market share. This is staggering to think about, without even factoring in how this will change our streaming and television choices, especially with Disney+ on the way.

Still, it is exciting to think about potential crossover material, such as Deadpool meeting The Avengers or Wolverine appearing to help fight a threat such as Thanos. But it remains to be seen how this will affect films in general going forward, especially given Disney’s dominance of the genre now. We’ll keep our eyes out, but this is a very exciting and nerve-wracking deal. Earth-shattering, even.



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